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    conterminous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word conterminous

    Definition
    (adj) connecting without a break; within a common boundary
    Synonyms : contiguous
    Example Sentence
    • the 48 conterminous states
    • the contiguous 48 states
    Definition
    (adj) having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching
    Example Sentence
    • Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut
    • the side of Germany conterminous with France
    • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
    • neighboring cities
    Definition
    (adj) being of equal extent or scope or duration
    Synonyms : coextensive , coterminous
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